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==Modelling==
 
==Modelling==
'''Character Modelling'''<br>
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!Facial Modelling
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!Character Modelling
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!Car Modelling
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qb4wv7wldyM Preparing reference images]<br>
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qb4wv7wldyM Preparing reference images]<br>
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvqqQ8s9ETY Setting up reference planes in Maya]<br>
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvqqQ8s9ETY Setting up reference planes in Maya]<br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRfVqT5iDUw Modelling the Eye]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRfVqT5iDUw The Eye]<br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivwqicUhYUc Modelling the Mouth]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivwqicUhYUc The Mouth]<br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iq3iCEV2obg Modelling the Nose]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iq3iCEV2obg The Nose]<br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0GGZtuECgs Modelling the Ear]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0GGZtuECgs The Ear]<br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8qvS27oMGc Modelling the Cranium]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8qvS27oMGc The Cranium]<br>
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJIREqf2nE0 Merging the head pieces]<br>
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJIREqf2nE0 Merging the head pieces]<br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2KZpsBsnGA Modelling the Neck]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2KZpsBsnGA The Neck]<br>
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A31m-8HUCRQ Model Cleanup]<br>
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A31m-8HUCRQ Model Cleanup]<br>
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXJoATSGPrE Creating Eye Detail]<br>
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXJoATSGPrE Creating Eye Detail]<br>
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LW2EYUC6VVA Creating Mouth Detail]<br>
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LW2EYUC6VVA Creating Mouth Detail]<br>
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opCj2u97630 Ear Refinement]<br>
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opCj2u97630 Ear Refinement]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPFgxDPBJq0 Scene Setup]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vsH-clYAX0 Blocking out the body]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZprO4XnBBc Blocking out the body pt. 2]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82WEo7ptoWg The Hand]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soNyldqz1zE The Head]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNVj9MtUmaE The Head pt. 2]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTMvaoVY378 The Head pt. 3]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16TSCINLTZU The Head pt. 4]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yaCXWiJP4Oc UVing the body]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAijvAMKjo4 UVing the body pt. 2]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkhUF-qbAfk UVing pt. 3]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkYIFAN2224 Final UV layout]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQ76RioK2Ec Cobra blocking]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHq2rw9mU3c Cobra blocking pt. 2]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-9djM6eXXI Tweaking NURBS]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cearXVX6U0 Booleans]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pyug-1AesMg Booleans cleanup]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwsQkZOcr2g Booleans cleanup pt. 2]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mHTjzhil4c Curve Projections]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7TR_A6aMjI Curve Projections pt. 2]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRm7LYoPYVs Trunk Cleanup]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGs47JgLFts Door Cleanup]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWUpfAaMtTo Hood Cleanup]<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yURv56KwK4 Hood Cleanup pt. 2] <br>
  
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'''Architectural'''<br>
 
'''Architectural'''<br>
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kpu9kOlaz8o - fundamentals - archway<br>
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kpu9kOlaz8o - fundamentals - archway<br>

Revision as of 13:19, 25 January 2016

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Autodesk Maya on Wikipedia Maya is used widely in the film and gaming industries.

Maya Instructors Studios in Vancouver using Maya

Digital Domain
Bardel Entertainment
Capcom Vancouver
Electronic Arts Vancouver
Rainmaker Entertainment
Method Studios
Archiact Interactive


Contents

Basics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7p1XROYzY8 - 2015 absolute basics
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHmAXsicpLK2EHMZo5_BtDA - maya learning channel

Modelling

Facial Modelling Character Modelling Car Modelling

Preparing reference images
Setting up reference planes in Maya
The Eye
The Mouth
The Nose
The Ear
The Cranium
Merging the head pieces
The Neck
Model Cleanup
Creating Eye Detail
Creating Mouth Detail
Ear Refinement

Scene Setup
Blocking out the body
Blocking out the body pt. 2
The Hand
The Head
The Head pt. 2
The Head pt. 3
The Head pt. 4
UVing the body
UVing the body pt. 2
UVing pt. 3
Final UV layout

Cobra blocking
Cobra blocking pt. 2
Tweaking NURBS
Booleans
Booleans cleanup
Booleans cleanup pt. 2
Curve Projections
Curve Projections pt. 2
Trunk Cleanup
Door Cleanup
Hood Cleanup
Hood Cleanup pt. 2

Architectural
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kpu9kOlaz8o - fundamentals - archway

Texturing

Warping the facial texture
Tweaking the facial texture
Tweaking the facial texture pt 2.


Rigging

- part 1 of maya learning channel series on rigging
BZP pro smart skinner
Advanced Animation Rig (free)

Animation

Triple Null Rig

MEL Scripting

Example Scripts

Animation Handle Creator
A script for creating three null animation handle.

Particles

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4mEBkwpYWU - intro to particles maya 2015

Lighting and Rendering

Mental Ray

VRay
VRay Materials
VRay Help Doc


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Dg9bi9fCe8 - basic lighting
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKmJt3VzrtA - image based lighting
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSfUAsIQLec - cinematic lighting (ambient occlusion)

Advanced Techniques

http://docs.autodesk.com/MAYAUL/2015/ENU/AdvancedTechniques/index.html#!/url=./files/landing_page.htm - ncloth, nparticles, muscle (text with included assets)

Useful Plug-ins and Add-ons

Maya Bonus Tools Expand Maya functionality with tools like: randomize transform, duplicate object over mesh. Full description of features in link.
iDeform A set of 3 essential tools. iDisplace, iCollide and iSkinDeform
BZP pro smart skinner
Advanced Animation Rig (free)